Correct breathing for athletes by Robin McNelis

Robin is a chartered physiotherapist specialising in cardiac and respiratory physiotherapy at Wellington Hospital in London. He’s also a qualified athletics coach and runs his own health, fitness and wellbeing consultancy, Run Robin Run.

Athletics Weekly recently published a series of articles written by Robin in which he talks about how to breathe correctly as an athlete, and how a good breathing technique can improve athletic performance.

The article looks at exercise induced hyperventilation, a dysfunctional breathing pattern and at the stages for improving breathing.

Visit Athletics Weekly to read Correct Breathing for Athletes by Robin McNelis online.

Look out for his next article in the series from Athletics Weekly, Good and Bad Breathing, in which he looks at what can go wrong with your breathing during exercise.

Also discover how POWERbreathe Inspiratory Muscle Training (IMT) can help improve breathing while running >

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